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I have to toggle Windows taskbar auto hide/unhide frequently. Is there any script/registry/tool that can let me simply double click to toggle the setting?

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Try using Aviassin Taskbar Eliminator.

I heard it is a good one.

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this tool is nice, thanks! However, the hotkey Alt+T can be easily conflict with many other applications. Also, it hide the taskbar completely, not toggle to auto hide. – Stan Mar 13 '12 at 14:36

You could just leave it hidden and use instead: (ctrl-alt-r)

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You could use the following AutoIT script for showing/hiding the taskbar (or compile it to executable(s) with so you can run this without needing AutoIt)

This example script hides the taskbar, sleeps 3 seconds and shows the taskbar:

ControlHide('classname=Shell_TrayWnd', '', '')
ControlShow('classname=Shell_TrayWnd', '', '')

The script has been taken from:

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I found something called Taskbar Eliminator via Google that sounds like what you're looking for.

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This answer uses AutoHotkey:

How to toggle the auto-hide status of the Windows taskbar

You can set it to whatever key combination you need.

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